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Consulting Intern - Healthcare & Life Sciences

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West Monroe

Consulting Intern - Healthcare & Life Sciences

Chicago, IL
  • Responsibilities

    If selected to move forward, you will be provided with a link to complete a full application within West Monroe's careers page. To be eligible for this position, please complete your application on West Monroe's careers page after applying on WayUp. Once completed, the West Monroe team will reach out directly with any potential next steps in your application process!

    Ready for the next step on your career journey?

    West Monroe is seeking consulting interns for our Healthcare & Life Sciences Practice. Healthcare & Life Sciences (HLS) interns succeed in the evolving marketplace by assisting payor, provider, and specialty healthcare clients achieve their business strategies via adaptable processes, integrated systems, and technology modernization.

    HLS interns help define best practices based on a combination of global trends, local market conditions, and industry-specific business requirements. Then, we work side-by-side with client teams to deliver these best practices and transform their operations. Our projects generally range in size from 6-10 resources, and usually last 3-6 months.

    Your specific responsibilities may include:

    • Evaluate, propose, and execute new business solutions that enable and drive client performance
    • Advise clients on how best to adapt to and take advantage of change caused by healthcare legislation, trends, and technologies
    • Participate in business process optimization
      • Requirements gathering and gap analysis
      • Business process mapping and redesign
      • Creation of target business model
    • Develop IT strategy and roadmaps
      • Assess current state business and application architectures
      • Develop and align IT strategy with key business objectives
      • Deliver future state roadmap with IT and business architecture solutions
    • Assist private equity clients in risk mitigation and technology cost expectations when considering mergers and acquisitions
      • Assess alignment with business strategy and IT strategy
      • Assess capabilities and skill sets of IT organization
      • Understand core business processes and system utilization
    • Manage vendor selection efforts
      • Requirements gathering and vendor analysis
      • Assist in the development and implementation of designed solution
      • Collaborate in creating materials and executing training sessions
    • Participate in project management office opportunities to oversee cross functional engagements

    Here’s what you need to bring to the table:

    • Strong entrepreneurial spirit, analytical skills, and presentation skills 
    • Ability to build and maintain lasting relationships and drive deliverables on site across a variety of healthcare industries
    • Verbal and written communication skills to work with client representatives at all levels 
    • Enthusiastic, friendly, motivated, and positive team builder
  • Qualifications
    • Bachelor’s degree in process 
    • Legally authorized to work in the United States without limitation
    • Ability to Travel Monday - Thursday (weekly) up to 70% 
    • Internship with healthcare organization preferred
    • Healthcare related major preferred

    We’re hiring HLS Consulting Interns in the following cities: Chicago

    Ready to get started? Join our team and make an impact.

    West Monroe is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

    We believe in treating each employee and applicant for employment fairly and with dignity. We base our employment decisions on merit, experience, and potential, without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, religion, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state or local law.

    About West Monroe

    As a national consulting firm that was born in technology, and built for business, we partner with organizations who want to drive progress, and deliver results. We build multidisciplinary teams that combine the industry and technology experience you need to address your challenges, and the operational skills to make sure change happens—and sticks. Because we are 100% employee owned, we’re all responsible for success. Every project. Every time. Bottom line: Our undeniably different approach—from idea all the way to impact—delivers real, tangible results.

  • Industry
    Management Consulting
  • About Us

    West Monroe is a national consulting firm that was born in technology but built for business—partnering with companies in transformative industries to deliver real, measurable results. Technology is who we are, it is not something we bolted on overnight, and we believe it is one of the greatest enablers of business value. That’s why we work in diverse, multidisciplinary teams that blend industry expertise with deep operational and technology capabilities to create quantifiable, financial value for our clients.